Dow Jones EMEA, Payroll Specialist in LONDON, United Kingdom

Job Description:

Company Overview:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced un-rivalled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest newsgathering operations with nearly 2,000 journalists in more than 75 bureaus globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.

Position Description:

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to progress their career in a payroll function.


  • Administration of payrolls in UK working with our outsourced provider

  • Liaise with local payroll vendors to resolve any issues with the payroll

  • Provide advice to employees in relation to pay, taxation and national insurance

  • Prepare input & output for payroll sign off by EMEA Payroll manager

  • Work with EMEA Payroll Manager to ensure timely filing of all statutory reporting requirements relating to quarterly and annually payroll related tax and social charges

  • Work with outsourced providers ensuring all non-UK payroll tax filings and payments completed

  • Arrange payment of wages ( where applicable), taxes and social securities via Citibank & JP Morgan websites, liaising with the Treasury team for funding

  • Prepare base pay calculations for all payrolls under your responsibility in a timely manner

  • AD hoc administration duties

  • Learn and assist with the administration of other EMEA payrolls


  • UK Payroll knowledge, one other EMEA country would be highly beneficial

  • Good knowledge of UK payroll tax framework

  • Intermediate knowledge of excel

  • Proactive attitude with excellent time management, communication and co-ordination skills

  • Ability to work autonomously and get things done whilst having an eye for detail resulting in the necessary accuracy

  • Good communication skills and a flexible in approach to work

Learning and Progression:

  • Keep up to date with current legislation

  • Attend training courses where required

  • In house training where required

  • Training in EMEA payroll administration

  • Payroll accounts training – including GL reconciliation & balance sheet reporting

  • Peoplesoft financial PO management

  • External & Internal audit administration

What we offer?

In return, we offer a professional, progressive and multicultural environment for you to grow both personally as well as a wide range of benefits offered by a global company.

How do you apply?

If you feel that this position matches your skills, experience and motivation please submit your CV which must state your current salary and expectations to be considered along with a cover letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for this role.


Requisition ID 2017-29545

Job Locations GBR-LONDON

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Business Area FINANCE

Job Area1 People, Legal, Finance

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